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Highgate Woods

Highgate Wood is 28 hectares of ancient woodland providing a haven for wildlife and numerous easily accessible and scenic woodland trails.

The Sports Ground, located in an opening in the Wood, provides a picturesque and 'rural' backdrop, as well as top quality turf. There is an excellent playground, a renowned café, an information hut with booklets, newsletters and trail guides and well maintained toilet facilities.

Contact us

City of London Corporation
Highgate Wood
2 Sheppards Cottages
Muswell Hill Road
London, N10 3JN
Email: Highgate Wood

Office telephone: 020 8444 6129

Ranger duty mobile: 07786 538 932

In an emergency, please always dial 999 first.

Face to face: please do not hesitate to speak to any member of staff in the Wood; they will be pleased to help you.


If you notice any faults - such as damaged signs or fences, fly-tipping, excessive litter or obstructions on footpaths in Highgate Wood you can report them and track progress online. ​

07 December 2015
Last Modified:
30 August 2019